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Unable to update kernel on Ubuntu 22.04 due to cpio write error, but /boot is not full

I finally gave up and did a fresh install of 24.04. Still no idea why this problem occurred, but I now have no way to go back and try any solutions, so we'll call it closed.
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Why does `dpkg -S` return `no path found` when path begins with `/usr/lib/` but succeeds starting with `/lib/`?

dpkg -S merely matches the input against the list of paths specified in its database of packages. It's not looking at actual paths or files on your system. In this case, the relevant deb package ...
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libreoffice packages are unconfigured after installing and wont start

Try the following: Open a terminal. Run the following commands. sudo apt remove --purge libreoffice* cd ~/Downloads wget
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apt-cache policy <package name> shows /var/lib/dpkg/status instead of the repository name

If apt-cache policy shows /var/lib/dpkg/status for a particular package version, then that version is no longer present in any of the currently available package lists. So apt does not know which ...
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rtl8812au-dkms Error during upgrade Ubuntu 24.04

I build a driver for at least a very similar (8821au vs 8812au) WIFI stick. (The standard Ubuntu driver for my stick has not worked for some time so I build a custom one. See...
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copy some apt packages so that they can be installed offline

See my answers titled: How to create CD/DVD .ISO repository of .deb packages? and How to use a .iso image as a CD-ROM/DVD Repository? And how to install packages using the repository? . To maintain a ...
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copy some apt packages so that they can be installed offline

To list the dependencies of a package apt-cache depends <package-name> to download a package only, without installing it: sudo apt-get install --reinstall --download-only [package-name] ...
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apt install with specific version cannot find prior version

A Bit of an Explanation Before we get to the meat of the OP's problem, I need to layout a bit of a foundation for us: What is a Compiler Toolchain? - Since this is Ubuntu, we'll start with the Ubuntu ...
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"ModuleNotFoundError: No Module named apt_pkg" Occuring For All apt Related Commands; Ubuntu [Xubuntu] 22.04, No Solutions Working

If you have messed with python on purpose or by accident the result is the same. Many Ubuntu features need the exact version of Python they shipped with. If you change this you break the OS. Time to ...
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Terminal windown will not allow me to respond or continue

You have to use the Arrow keys or use the Tab key and Enter on <Ok> when it is highlighted. But in general, you would better Disable Secure Boot entirely from your system's Boot menu if it's not ...
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libeccodes-data update error while upgrading from 23.10 to 24.04

I have also faced the same issue after upgrading from Ubuntu 23.10 to Ubuntu 24.04. In my case, the issue is resolved after using the following commands. To remove the problematic package and its ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (100) dpkg error

Follow these steps: mkdir /tmp/dpkg cd /tmp/dpkg wget ar x dpkg*.deb data.tar.gz tar xfvz data.tar.gz ./usr/bin/dpkg ...
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LibreOffice causing conflicts with OpenOffice when installing with apt

Both Open Office and Libre Office can be installed as deb packages. But Open Office must be installed first. Checked on Ubuntu 20.04. Details: versions - Is it possible to install OpenOffice and ...
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dpkg-divert: error: rename involves overwriting `/usr/lib/xorg/protocol.txt' with different file `/usr/lib/xorg/protocol-precise.txt', not allowed

Also have similar here: compvte:~/sovrce/openstack/kolla-ansible/tools$ sudo apt --fix-broken install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... ...
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I am having problem installing VS Code on Ubuntu 24.04

If you want to install a deb package using command line, use the apt instead of dpkg to manage all the dependencies automatically. sudo apt install ./path/to/package.deb Since you already installed ...
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Get the list of installed packages with install time, date and vendor details with dpkg-query command

For Ubuntu you can copy the approach from Debian: root@stuff:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 12 (bookworm) Release: 12 ...
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